Report it: Erosion and sediment control issues

Use this form to report non-urgent erosion and sediment control issues within the Brisbane City Council area.

Important: To report an urgent water pollution event (e.g. soil being washed into a drain or waterway), or if wet weather is occurring, phone Council’s Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888 to enable a prompt response to the issue.

Examples of erosion and sediment control issues that you can report online are:

  • Uncovered soil or cement left beside roadside gutters, stormwater drains or waterways
  • Lack of adequate erosion and sediment controls (ESC) (e.g. sediment fences, entry/exit rock pad), or poorly maintained ESC controls on a building or construction site
  • Sediment that has not been cleaned up, or ESC controls not being repaired after a rain event on a building or construction site

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1 Location and details 2 Your details 3 Review and submit

Location and details

Provide as many details of the issue as possible.

Is soil, sediment or builders waste currently entering a roadside gutter, stormwater drain or waterway? *

Urgent report

Please phone Council’s 24 hour Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888 to report this issue and initiate a prompt response.


You can search for an address, manually enter one or use your current location if on a mobile device. Alternatively tap or click on the map to move the pin.
e.g. soil on road, stockpiles near drains, lack of adequate controls on site, individual or company responsible, when issue occurred, source of materials
Upload photos that may assist in providing more information (optional):
You can provide up to five (5) files with a maximum size of 5MB each.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png bmp pdf doc docx.
You can provide up to five (5) files with a maximum size of 5MB each.
In case we need to contact you about this request and advise you when completed, let us know your contact details: *

Anonymous report

We are unable to provide you with a reference number and you will be unable to follow up on this request.

If there is not enough information for us to action this request, it will be closed.

23 February 2022